10th Annual Summer Solstice Fest
Venue: Downtown Blacksburg, Blacksburg
Organizations: Downtown Blacksburg Inc.
Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Time: 1:00 - 11:30 PM
Event Types: Music, Food, Drink Specials, Sports, Miscellaneous, Family Friendly, Arts & Theatre
Cost: Free
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. presents the 10th Annual Summer Solstice Fest on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in downtown Blacksburg, VA.

Summer Solstice features live music, beer and wine garden, the Solstice Market, Downtown Sundown 5k® Race, sand beach, costume contest, petting zoo and so much more. Enjoy crafts, activities and festival foods!

And, be sure to check out Circus Stella, a traditional family circus which features performing rescued dogs and amazing human feats like trapeze, aerial silk, rope-walking, and acrobatics. Also new this year is Story Village featuring storytellers Joelle, Catherine, and Shawanda. Help create a magical world of interactive story adventures.

Entertainment Line-Up at the Stage:
• 1:00 pm-2:00 pm: PanJammers
• 2:30 pm-3:30 pm: J-Stout Trio
• 4:00 pm-5:00 pm: The Kind
• 5:15 pm-5:45 pm: Dog Costume Contest
• 5:45 pm:-6:15 pm: Belly Dancing
• 6:45 pm-7:45 pm: SecondHand Jones performs A Beatles Tribute
• 7:45-8:15 pm: Open Drum Circle
• 8:15 pm-9:15 pm: Badunkafunk
• 8:30 pm: Downtown Sundown 5K starts
• 9:45 pm-11:00 pm: HopeHop

We're planning some exciting special 10th anniversary activities to add to the fun so stay tuned.

We need many hands to make light work to bring this fabulous festival to the community. Volunteer tasks range from set up, to pouring beer to assisting with the Flea Circus, to selling t-shirts. All volunteers receive a meal voucher and a day of fun serving the community. Shifts are two hours.

To volunteer please sign up at:

Summer Solstice Fest is a rain or shine Event.

In the event of heavy showers please go to:
• The Beer Garden - Beer & Wine will continue to be served!
• Kent Square Lobby
• Tech Bookstore
• Cabo Fish Taco
• Social House
• Mellow Mushroom

Don’t go away, the festival will continue after the showers!

For more information, visit: http://www.downtownblacksburg.com/summer_solstice_fest.aspx or https://www.facebook.com/DowntownBlacksburg or contact Director Laureen Blakemore at 540-951-0454.
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